Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

Eight likenesses of Socrates. Two drawings, c. 1789.

  • Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.
Date
c. 1789
Reference
28697i
  • Pictures

About this work

Description

In the text Lavater tells us that these eight portraits are "copied from the antique". He points out the crucial physiognomic differences between them, some of which detract from Socrates' genius, some of which add the character of mistrust to his mien

Publication/Creation

[London], c. 1789.

Physical description

2 drawings : pencil

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 28697i


Where to find it

  • 1-4

    LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    28697i.1
    OpenOnline request
  • 5-8

    LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    28697i.2
    OpenOnline request

Permanent link